Associate Scientist, Protein-Protein Interactions

Redwood City, California
Jan 21, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision transforming patients lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Associate Scientist, Protein-Protein Interactions

The Protein Interactions Group is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic scientist who enjoys hands-on bench work to provide quantitative data that drive decisions in a highly collaborative environment. You will represent the Protein Interactions Group at discovery team meetings and contribute your expertise to the discovery of novel cancer therapeutics.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Drive the development and implementation of cell-based biophysical assays
- Quantitate antibody-target binding on cells using a variety of techniques including flow cytometry

- Determine receptor numbers on cells
- Present data and analysis in written and oral form to project leaders and teams
- Collaborate closely with Hybridoma, Biology and Protein Engineering groups


- BS/MS in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related field with 2-4 years of professional experience
- Understanding of biophysical concepts and solid math skills a must
- Expertise in characterizing protein-protein interactions with a variety of techniques
- Hands-on experience with cell binding assays and receptor quantitation

- Hands-on experience with flow cytometry a must

- Hands-on experience with cell culture protocols a must

- Hands-on experience with biosensor platforms (Biacore, Octet, LSA, KinExA, etc.) a plus

- Hands-on experience with bioassay methods such as MSD and Gyro a plus

- Experience with automation and R scripts a plus
- Strong attention to detail and excellent bench skills a must
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to contribute to multidisciplinary discovery teams

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